Tired Mum Archives - Better than Busy

Is a self care routine the secret to beating busy mum overwhelm?

Are you ever frustrated by  helpful tips that busy mums need to: look after themselves, have a self care routine, and put on their own gas-mask first etc. Very wise indeed! BRILLIANT tips. I would put my own gas mask on first, but hey DUDE my hands are full –...

Mindfulness and meltdowns – a true story

I’m bringing you something a wee bit different today. Writing and journalling help me escape when I’m overwhelmed by the world and all my responsibilities as a busy mum. Today, I’m bringing you a short (non-fiction!) story that I wrote during those...

Want a simple hack for busy, overwhelmed mums?

So busy mum, rumour has it that you want small steps that you can take towards feeling less overwhelmed. You also want it be something that you can do in very small windows of time and doesn’t cost money… hmmm…. What say you to a gratitude practice? Before you roll...

6 reasons busy mums can’t be arsed with valentine’s gifts

I don’t buy my husband a valentines day present and I’m proud of that. Valentines day gives me the pips (yes, I just used the phrase “gives me the pips”. I use it all the time – I think we all use daggy exclamations once we have kids – right? right?? Don’t...

Sleep deprived mum – 12 tips to stay awake at the office

Are you exhausted? Can’t stay awake at the office? I got you mama. Get your short printable list of tips here or read on for helpful tips from yours truly. If you read my most recent post about signs that you have gone from tired to a sleep deprived zombie, you...